Why Does A Steinway Piano Cost $187,000?

Construction of the 'Rolls Royce of Pianos'      20/08/21

Steinway pianos are amongst the most prized instruments available, with some models costing as much as $187,000 (Steinway Model D ebony concert piano). In the video, they explain one piano takes 11 months of work to create - and explains over 200 artisans are required in its construction process. 

They show numerous steps in the construction process, including getting a high-density wood which will resonate in the right way, setting up the weighting of they keys and adjusting the tone. The average price of a Steinway piano increases by 4% each year, so it might be time to ask for your Model D ebony concert piano now - perhaps as a combined Christmas & birthday present. 


About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.

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